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The 1st Annual Undergraduate Education Awards. Honoring outstanding faculty/academic and support staff. Dedicated service. Leadership. Innovation. Submit your nomination by 5pm Feb 29, 2024

The Office of Undergraduate Education proudly introduces annual awards to honor our team’s dedicated service, leadership, and innovation. Which eligible members of Undergrad Ed’s talented team do you believe most deserve recognition for their tireless efforts? Now is your chance to nominate them for an Undergraduate Education award!

Awards include the Vanguard: Exemplary Service Award, the Navigator: Leadership Award and the Trailblazer: Rising Star Award with categories for faculty/academic staff and support staff. Award recipients will receive $750 and be recognized during the All-Staff Undergraduate Education Meeting in the spring. Full award details are linked below.

Please submit your nomination by 5 p.m. on Feb. 29, 2024.

If you would like to check the eligibility of your nominee, or if you have any other questions, please email the awards committee at

The Vanguard: Exemplary Service Award

Recognizing outstanding employees who demonstrate exemplary job performance and a commitment to delivering excellent service to all at MSU.

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The Navigator: Leadership Award

Recognizing outstanding employees who demonstrate leadership through building community, respect, stewardship, and advancing opportunity for others.

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The Trailblazer: Rising Star Award

Recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding employees who have shown promise early in their Undergraduate Education career.

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